Following his week-long ban for sucker-punching a teammate, Titus Young is ready to return to Lions OTAs, but not without first making a statement.
Young reflected back on his behavior Tuesday, indicating he’s “truly sorry” for putting both himself and the team in this position.
“My recent actions have not always been up to the standards the Lions expect or the standards that I expect from myself. I am truly sorry for those times when I didn’t meet those standards,” Young said. “My absence from the practice facility and the OTAs last week was necessary for both myself and the team.
“The time away from the team afforded me the opportunity to reflect and come to the realization that by putting those incidents behind me I will be able to focus on becoming the best teammate and player that I can be.”
Last Monday, Young reportedly socked safety Louis Delmas when he wasn’t looking, prompting Detroit’s coaches to ban the second-year receiver from the facility.
The apology was necess...